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'''The Dow Chemical Company''' (), commonly referred to as '''Dow''', is a multinational corporation|multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan. Dow provides chemical, plastic, and agrochemistry|agricultural products and services to consumer markets that include food, transportation, health and medicine, personal care and construction, and operates in approximately 180 countries. As of 2014, Dow ranked third in List of largest chemical producers|chemical production (after BASF and Sinopec), and as of 2015, was the third largest chemical company in the world by revenue (after Sinopec and BASF). Dow was also the world's largest chlorine producer, with 5.7 billion tons a year of production before Dow's association with Olin Corporation|Olin was formed;
LogoImage:Dow Chemical Company logo.svg|200px|Dow Chemical Co. logo
TypePublic company|Public
Traded as{{NYSE|DOW}}
S&P 500|S&P 500 Component
Foundation{{start date and age|1897}}
LocationMidland, Michigan, United States
FounderHerbert Henry Dow
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleAndrew N. Liveris
(Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer|CEO)
IndustryChemical industry|Chemicals
Revenue{{decrease}} {{US$|48.778 billion|link=yes}} (2015){{cite web|url=http://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3ADOW&fstype=ii&ei=1027VuinH8OnugTC5YW4Cg |title=Dow Chemical Co 2015 Annual Report Form (10-K) |publisher=United States Securities and Exchange Commission |format=XBRL |date=February 5, 2016}}
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